Adventure Inc./The Angel of St. Edmunds
The Angel of St. Edmunds is the twelfth episode of the first season of Adventure Inc., and the twelfth episode overall.
Guest Stars: Noel Clarke (Mike Reed), Graham Padden (Abbot Bernard), Blake Ritson (Byron Haycroft), Christien Anholt (Brother John), Jessica Brooks (Lucy Lyle), Paul Danan (Cedric Paul), Jay Kilbey (Rohan Tullock)
The team are searching at Bury St Edmunds Abbey for a coffin containing the bones of St Edmund together with a solid gold statue said to have magical protective powers. On finding the coffin , the statue turns out to be made of iron. Contacted by a monk who believes the gold statue is with an old English family The Haycrofts, the team follow Byron Haycroft to London and a nightclub owner and antique collector Lucy Lyle. Cross decides to steal the statue using Gabriel's friendship with Lucy as a cover. Things begin to go wrong when she realises she has been duped and protection racketeers become involved.
Brother John would reappear in The Last Crusader of San Giovanni.
Behind the Scenes
The hunting scene and the home of the Haycroft's was filmed at Chavenage House, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, UK.
The Port of Bristol stood in for the London Docks.
Allusions and References
Lucy Lyle: "Dad was working class Birmingham, he wanted all the things he was told as a kid he could not have".
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